An Enduring Vision: 17th- To 20th-Century Japanese Painting from the Gitter-Yelen Collection

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The Edo period in Japan, from 1615 to 1858, witnessed an unprecedented flourishing of the arts. During these long years of peace and relative stability, Japanese culture attained new levels of refinement and distinction. Innovative painting styles such as Rinpa, nanga, Maruyama-Shijo, ukiyo-e, and zenga flourished along with the traditional painting lineages of the Kano, Tosa and Hasegawa schools. With the fall of the shogunate in 1868 and the subsequent Meiji restoration, many painting styles current in Edo were practised ...

An Enduring Vision: 17th- To 20th-Century Japanese Painting from the Gitter-Yelen Collection 2002, New Orleans Museum of Art, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780894940873

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